Gilt Brass Clock Designed by Bruce J. Talbert, England, circa 1875

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This particularly fine gothic architectural model, retains its original face and hands. The finial is mounted with Derbyshire Blue John. The dial is surrounded by three roundels of cinquefoil design, the centres are mounted with red cabochon glass. The clock has a fusee movement and keeps good time. Made and retailed by Cox and Sons, London.

Trained as an architect, Bruce James Talbert was one of the most influential designers of the Aesthetic Movement in Great Britain. Works by Talbert are rare. His works can be found in the Metropolitan Museum, New York and also in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Although designed and made nearly 150 years ago, this clock will enhance any interior however modern.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    11 in. H x 8 in. W x 3 in. D
    28 cm H x 20 cm W x 8 cm D
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU168623546992
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